ReachOut Breathe app

ReachOut Breathe helps you reduce the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety by slowing down your heart rate with your mobile phone (iOS) or Apple Watch.


This app helps with:

  • Controlling your breathing and heart rate
  • Increasing your sense of calm and ease
  • The physical symptoms of stress

What is Breathe?

Research shows that slowing your heart rate can increase feelings of calmness in your body. Using simple visuals, Breathe helps you to control your breath and measures your heart rate in real-time using the camera in your phone. This lets you address the onset of physical symptoms of stress, like shortness of breath, increased heart rate and tightening of the chest.

After installing Breathe, you can customise settings to suit you. Set up your preferred breathing time and measure your baseline heart rate using your iPhone. It's simple to use and can be accessed at any time from your mobile or Apple Watch. Whether it’s on the way to work, before an exam or part of your daily ritual – it’s the support you need to help cope with the onset of panic or anxiety.

Age: All ages

Compatibility: Requires iOS7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPad touch. The app is optimised for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus and the Apple Watch. Bio Feedback supported on iPhone 4 and above only (not available on iPad).


Last reviewed: 28 January, 2016
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